Grants for equipment to enable innovation in small businesses in Leeds City Region

Apply for a grant

The process

  • 1 Check Eligibility

    Use the checklist below to ensure you meet the criteria

  • 2 Apply

    Submit an Expression of Interest then make a full application

  • 3 Procure

    Buy your equipment (with our support)

  • 4 Claim

    Submit your claim and receive your grant

Check business eligibility

  • Turnover of less than €50 million or balance sheet total of less than €43 million

  • Fewer than 250 employees

  • Equipment will be used in the region and will contribute to the local economy

  • Equipment will lead to the creation of at least one new product or service and at least one new job

  • Engaged with the following sectors:

    • Advanced manufacturing
    • Bioscience & low carbon
    • Digital & creative
    • Electronics
    • Food & drink
    • Health & life sciences
  • PAPI cannot support early stage start-ups that are not yet trading or businesses that work in the professional or financial services sector. 

    The purchase of land, buildings, mobile assets (e.g.vehicles), and consumables (e.g.office computers) is not eligible for support.